100 Years Ago
1913 - Wailuku is holding her own in the billiard tournament. At the present, the scores stand at Kahului, 555; Wailuku, 522. The first team to score 1000 points will be declared the winner, and then there will be some tall cheering done by the victors.
75 Years Ago
1938 - To the employee of Hawaiian Pineapple Co. with the best smile will go a cash prize of $3, according to Pine Parade, the company's newspaper. The smile contest is open to all the company's divisions, Haiku, Lanai, Wahiawa and Honolulu.
50 Years Ago
1963 -William D. Tavares, principal of Makawao School, was the main speaker at the 50th anniversary of the founding of Maui High School. Winding up the memorable occasion was a dance and program at the Paia Gym where the Islanders provided the music for the evening.
25 Years Ago
1988 - The state Department of Agriculture this morning was holding a 5-foot boa constrictor found slithering across Kaupakalua Road in Haiku Saturday. The reptile is the fourth snake discovered on Maui in a one-year period.
10 Years Ago
2003 - During the Korean immigration centennial, 27 outstanding immigrants are being remembered and honored. Among them is the Rev. Choon-Ho Lim, who spent a good portion of his ministry on Maui.
* "Looking Back Through The Maui News" is a weekly feature compiled by Gail Ainsworth.